How to get Here
Hertfordshire HP4 1LJ
Directions from Berkhamsted High Street
The castle is located very close to the town centre, just behind the railway station.
- From the centre of the town, go along the High Street to the traffic lights junction
- turn down Lower Kings Road
- Pass Waitrose supermarket on your left, and follow the road across the canal bridge
- After the railway station, turn left under the railway bridge (narrow pavement - take care)
- Cross the road and turn right along White Hill
- The castle entrance is ahead of you on White Hill
Driving to Berkhamsted Castle
Berkhamsted is about 25 miles (40km) outside Central London and only 10 minutes from Junction 20 on the M25
|SatNav: HP4 1LJ|
|M25 20||Come off at Junction 20 and follow signs for Aylesbury & Hemel Hempstead|
|A41||Take the A41 for 15 miles, go past Hemel Hemstead|
|A416||Come off at the turnoff for Chesham A416|
|At the roundabout, take the first exit left to Berkhamsted A416|
|At the second roundabout, take the first exit left to Berkhamsted A416. The castle is signposted.|
|Go straight for ½ mile, then follow a sharp right bend down the hill into the town centre.|
|The town car parks are all within 5 minutes' walk to the castle. View information about town car parks.|
Many local bus services stop very close to the castle.
|500 501 502||Aylesbury Tring Northchurch Berkhamsted Hemel Watford|
|354||Northchurch Berkhamsted Chesham|
|29 30 31||Hemel Berkhamsted|
Berkhamsted is only 35 minutes by train from London Euston, and it's also within easy reach of Watford, Hemel Hempstead and Milton Keynes.
Berkhamsted Castle is right next to the railway station. Exit the station via the rear exit (not the ticket office side), and the castle is on the opposite side of Brownlow Road
Berkhamsted Castle is very close to the long-distance Chilterns Cycleway, which runs through Berkhamsted along the canal. If you are cycle touring, the castle is a lovely secluded place to stop and rest.
Berkhamsted Castle is only 2 minutes’ walk from the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction branch). Whether you are passing through on a canal trip or mooring for a while, come and discover our historic castle.
The nearest moorings are between locks 52 and 54 (near Waitrose or Raven’s Lane).Grand Junction Canal info